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If you are looking for more information on how to write a great resume – or to get an expert to help you with yours – you've come to the right place! This site was created by the National Resume Writers' Association (NRWA), a US-based nonprofit association with members from around the world who are dedicated to learning about and providing expertise in resume writing to all job seekers.
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The NRWA is a volunteer, member-driven nonprofit organization. Established in 1997, we have led the charge to drive excellence in resume writing through commitment to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. The NRWA continues to expand globally, with member experts in diverse industries, professions, and careers.
The resume experts at the NRWA are committed to ongoing professional development utilizing industry-leading webinars, training programs, resources, and conferences. This allows NRWA professionals to stay abreast of changes in the careers industry to best serve you—our clients and business partners.
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The qualifications of a “professional resume writer” can vary greatly – along with the services and quality provided. NRWA members are true resume experts committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. The resume experts at the NRWA stay abreast of changes in the resume writing industry and are committed to your success. You can be confident partnering with a trusted NRWA resume expert to develop a strategy for achieving your career goals.
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The NRWA offers a certification program to recognize writers who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence. The Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) distinction validates that a career professional meets stringent standards for quality.
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Our blog includes answers to many resume questions! New content added regularly.
What kind of contact information goes into the header? Should I include a fax? Both cell and landline phone? LinkedIn address? Physical address? This is so confusing.
QUESTION: I know that numbers are so important to credibility on a resume, but I have had no access to my sales group’s numbers. What should Ido?Including a fax number could date you and put you at risk of experiencing ageism which unfortunately does happen. Younger...
I know that numbers are so important to credibility on a resume, but I have had no access to my sales group’s numbers. What should I do?
QUESTION: I know that numbers are so important to credibility on a resume, but I have had no access to my sales group’s numbers. What should Ido?You may include your best "guesstimate" of metrics if you're comfortable doing so and you can support your claims in...
I have a Ph.D. but the jobs I’m applying to do not require this education level. Should I leave it off the resume? Will that be lying?
QUESTION: I have a Ph.D. but the jobs I’m applying to do not require this education level. Should I leave it off the resume? Will that be lying?If you are including an Education section and have listed other degrees, certifications, or licenses, you should not remove...
Most Popular Questions from our Blog
QUESTION: How do I submit a cover letter now that we don’t mail them anymore? And how long should it be?There ARE situations for mailing. If responding to an ad, follow its guidelines. Use a clear short subject line. Title your attachment properly. Save so the...
QUESTION: I left my previous company 2 months after getting promoted. How do I present that on my resume? There were no additional accomplishments during that time. So how can I highlight the promotion without giving any negative impression on my early departure?You...
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